urology

[ yoo-rol-uh-jee ]
/ yʊˈrɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the scientific, clinical, and especially surgical aspects of the study of the urine and the genitourinary tract in health and disease.

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Origin of urology

First recorded in 1745–55; uro-1 + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM urology

u·ro·log·ic [yoor-uh-loj-ik], /ˌyʊər əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, u·ro·log·i·cal, adjectiveu·rol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for urology

urology
/ (jʊˈrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the urogenital tract

Derived forms of urology

urologic (ˌjʊərəˈlɒdʒɪk) or urological, adjectiveurologist, noun
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Medical definitions for urology

urology
[ yu-rŏlə-jē ]

n.

The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in females and of the genitourinary tract in males.

Other words from urology

ur′o•logic (yur′ə-lŏjĭk) null adj.u•rolo•gist n.
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Scientific definitions for urology

urology
[ yu-rŏlə-jē ]

The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.
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Cultural definitions for urology

urology
[ (yoo-rol-uh-jee) ]

The branch of medicine devoted to the study and care of the urinary tract.

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